Android application found on Google Play Store carrying Windows malware!

Credit to Author: Vaibhav Billade| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:35:50 +0000

Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs found an Android application present on the Google Play Store which was infected by Windows malware. The application is meant for Gionee SmartWatch configuration and visualizing the data through App. On further analyzing the App, we found few HTML files which were infected with Windows…

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Fake Coronavirus tracking app exploiting our fear and vulnerable social situation

Credit to Author: Digvijay Mane| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:47:55 +0000

As the Coronavirus spreads across countries creating fear across the globe, everybody wants to stay on top of any information related to it wanting to remain safe and away from infected people. Malware authors are also taking advantage of this situation. Previously on the Android Playstore, there were many applications present  which claimed that they could provide Coronavirus tracking information. But Google has set up some rules for these types of applications and have considered these under the ‘Sensitive events’ category. According to policies from this rule, Google proactively removed many applications from Playstore to stop malware authors to take advantage of this situation. But malware authors have used another way to enter into the user’s phone….

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